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Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco

The Sisters of the Presentation's archival collections reflect the institutional history of the Sisters of Presentation and their various individual ministries since the time of their foundation in San Francisco, California in 1854 up to the present day.  The unique historical materials reflect the sisters’ participation in these ministries and that of their relationship to those served through these ministries.



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Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco
by Sisters of the Presentation; Catholic Television Network
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Description:   A teleconference created by the Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco to educate members of their congregation located in various convents and residences throughout California about the Sanctuary Movement. The teleconference features a moderated panel discussion and call-in question and answer segment describing the conflicts and humanitarian conditions in Guatemala and El Salvador, the specific number of refugees from those countries located in the Bay Area, the social...
Topics: Asylum, Right of--United States, Catholic Women--Religious Life, Church work with refugees--United...
Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco
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Description:  This recording is an audio narration of the handwritten annals of the Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco covering the years 1906-1926. Included in the narration are detailed first-hand accounts of the 1906 earthquake and fires in San Francisco. As well as, vivid descriptions of the conditions in the temporary relief stations, camps, and schools that were created in Berkeley, Oakland, and the few remaining undamaged areas of San Francisco immediately after the disaster....
Topics: californialightandsound, Catholic Women--Religious Life, Education--Catholic Church, San Francisco...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco
by Sisters of the Presentation (San Francisco, Calif.)
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This self-guided audio tour leads listeners along the modern-day city streets of San Francisco as it describes important landmarks in the history of the Sisters of the Presentation from their arrival in 1854 through 1930. Follow in the footsteps of those early Sisters as they arrived in the harbor near modern-day Pier 39 through the rugged, sandhill settlement that was San Francisco to the Roman Catholic Orphanage, their first residence, near the old Holy Cross Church on Eddy Street. Then move...
Topics: californiarevealed, Catholic Women--Religious Life, Historic buildings--California--San Francisco
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1